Election News

Sekou Nkrumah's Bombshell: Alan Is More ‘Likeable’ Than Nana Addo

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Dr. Sekou Nkrumah says the defeat of main opposition Flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo in the just ended presidential elections essentially marks the end of his presidential ambitions. The son of Ghana's first President told XYZ News that Nana Akufo-Addo's age will not make him a suitable candidate for the 2016 elections. “I think the Presidential a ... Read more

Disgruntled NPP supporters in wild Accra demonstration

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Thousands of disgruntled New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters have hit the streets at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra, Tuesday, in protests over what they say is widespread fraud in Friday's poll. The party lost by a little over 300,000 votes in a close election which saw incumbent president John Mahama win by 50.70 per cent. But the NPP in ... Read more

We Have Taken Note Of All Anomalies In Voting Process—EC Assures

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Electoral Commission has pointed out it has taken note of all the anomalies that characterized the voting process and circumstances that led to high number of spoilt and rejected ballot papers. In an interview with Citi News, Director of Public Affairs at the EC, Christian Owusu Parry, said although they extensively educated the general publ ... Read more

Ghana Elections 2012: Distressed NPP Goes To Court

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Leadership of the New Patriotic Party has resolved to seek redress over its concerns about the results of the December polls in court. This was revealed by the Party Chairman, Jake Obetsebi Lamptey after a meeting with the Party's National Executive Council. According to Citi News reporter, Sammy Wiafe, "Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, the Natio ... Read more

NPP goes to court over 'rigged' election

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The New Patriotic Party has resolved to go to court to contest the election results declared by the Electoral Commission. The party is challenging the figures announced by the Electoral Commission which declared President John Mahama as winner of the 2012 elections. This decision was taken after a marathon meeting by the elders of the party. ... Read more

EC's Conduct In Elections Must Be Investigated—Rawlings, Kufuor

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The two former presidents, former President John Kufuor and Jerry Rawlings have insisted that the conduct of the Electoral Commission before and during the elections should be critically investigated. According to former President Jerry John Rawlings, although he is happy about President John Mahama's victory, the complains by the NPP must be ta ... Read more

Gonja Land UK Congratulates John Mahama

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
We the members of Gonjaland Association UK & Ireland have the pleasure of extending our warm congratulations to President John Dramani Mahama on his re-election as President of the Republic of Ghana. Mr. President, your re-election is a re-affirmation of the confidence the people of Ghana have in your leadership skills. Gonjaland Association ... Read more

NPP supporters divided over Akufo-Addo going to court

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Supporters of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) living in party stronghold Kumasi are divided over whether party leadership should go to court over alleged electoral fraud. The party's 2012 flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo has yet to accept defeat in Friday's polls. According to former President John Kufuor, Nana Akufo-Addo felt cheated by the ... Read more

2012 Ghana Elections Is The Best Ever In Africa—JJ Rawlings Says So

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Former President Rawlings has described this year's general elections as the best ever to be held in Ghana's electoral history and in Africa. He also commended Ghanaians who withstood the challenges that confronted the process forcing the EC to postpone the elections to a second day. Mr. Rawlings made these comments when the AU Presiden ... Read more

CHRAJ Unveils Preliminary Report On 2012 Ghana Elections

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Monday launched its preliminary report on monitoring the right to vote and observing the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana. The Commission as part of its mandate to promote and protect the fundamental human rights and freedoms joined other civil soc ... Read more

I Contributed To NDC Win In Central Region—Benyiwaa Doe

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Central Regional Minister, Ama Benyiwaa Doe has stated that her success as the Regional Minister contributed immensely to National Democratic Congress' (NDC) tremendous gain in the region after last Friday's elections. The NDC, in comparison with the results from the 2008, doubled its share of Presidential votes in the Central Region and won ... Read more

Ghana Elections 2012: Chief Justice Set To Hear NPP & Akufo-Addo Case

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The claim by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that there was “Systematic Stealing” at last Friday's presidential and parliamentary elections, must have forced Chief Justice Georgina T. Wood, to establish two public complaints secretariats in anticipation of post-2012 election petitions. One of the units is interestingly located in the Chief Justice ... Read more

NPP supporters call on leadership to challenge election results

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Scores of supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have thronged the party's headquarters, singing, chanting party slogans and calling on the leadership to challenge the results declared by Dr Kwadwo Afari Djan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission. Clad in party T-shirts and paraphernalia, some wept over the National Democratic Congress (NDC ... Read more

Video: NPP supporters urged to arm themselves with catapults to avenge attacks

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
An unidentified leader of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged members of the party to adequately arm themselves for a gathering at the Independence Square Tuesday. The call, according to a video recording of a street protest by members of the party close to the residence of Nana Akuffo Addo at Nima chanced upon by Joy News, was ma ... Read more

NPP likely to go to court over alleged poll rig- John Boadu

Monday, December 10, 2012
The New Patriotic Party is likely to head to the courts over what it alleges are gross irregularities in the results of the 2012 elections. A member of the Communications team of the party John Boadu gave the hint in a discussion on Multi-TV and Joy FM, Monday. He said the leader of the party Nana Akufo-Addo, an astute politician will not hea ... Read more